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Jazz Singer Abbey Lincoln: 1930-2010

Tue, 08/17/10
Authored by Mike Kobrin
Jazz singer, actress, and civil rights activist Abbey Lincoln passed away on August 14 at the age of 80. Her singing career spanned several decades, and although her vocal style was influenced by Billie Holiday, she often gravitated towards modern music — including her own mat... Read more

Remembering Katrina: 5 Years After the Storm

Tue, 08/17/10
On the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, WWOZ expresses its gratitude to the "Katrina Network" of community radio stations that helped us stay on air in the months after the storm. Also, check out our updated list of Katrina Anniversary events happening in the greater New ... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for August, 2010

Tue, 08/17/10
Dear Listener, August in New Orleans... It's a time when the entire French Quarter-scape seems to melt in the sticky blur of wavy air. Steam rises from the water troughs set out to provide comfort to the sweltering mules hauling tourist-laden carriages—the tourists themse... Read more

Herman Leonard radio tribute/documentary

Mon, 08/16/10
Authored by George Ingmire
Tune into the New Orleans Music Show, this Wednesday - August 18th, 11am to 2pm, as we celebrate and remember the life and work of Herman Leonard. The program will include interview excerpts from "Life is a One Way Ticket" (see below) and music of the artists that Herman L... Read more

In Memoriam: Herman Leonard

Mon, 08/16/10
Authored by Mike Kobrin
Herman Leonard, whose iconic photos of Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Dexter Gordon and many more helped define the world's view of this American art form, passed away on August 14. The former New Orleans resident lost his print archive after Hurricane Katrina, but the negat... Read more

Magic Moment from Ivan Neville

Mon, 08/16/10

"Love is in the Air"

Mon, 08/16/10
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we take a romantic stroll with singer Ingrid Lucia. After that, we'll go for a Mediterranean spin with the Panorama Jazz Band, as clarinetist Ben Schenck tells us about his many musical loves.   Culinary Crossroads: Fresh food at Satsuma Café in t... Read more

"Food, Food, and More Food"

Mon, 08/16/10
Authored by George Ingmire
This week, we highlight some of the amazing cuisine of the Crescent City while enjoying some music about food, so please bring open ears and an appetite. Our dishes include Holly’s Tamales, Shrimp and Grits, and a red beans recipe by Tee Eva. We'll also listen to music by S... Read more

Brother Dege- Rides Through the Storm- Friday the 13th Blues Breakdown

Fri, 08/13/10
Post Millennial Tension via Folk Forms. A hard row to hoe. Bittersweet guitar pleads for mercy. Brother Dege represents the the modern primitive backlash against the madness and angst of the 21st century. In a country where the jails are full, and the soul is being drained... Read more

Housemade Macaroni with Cheddar Velouté and Pulled Pork

Thu, 08/12/10
Courtesy of Chef Todd Pulsinelli, American Sector, New Orleans. If you like the recipe, then check out Louisiana Cookin' magazine. Subscribe with the promotion code wwoz2010, and they'll donate $5 to WWOZ. Read more

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